Paleolithic diet

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Paleolithic diet

A diet that mimics the food choices of modern hunter-gatherer societies or primitive human cultures. It includes nuts, fruits, vegetables, wild game, and fish and typically derives about 21% of its calories from fat. See: evolution diet.
See also: diet
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He's had to cope with the calorie restriction diet, the Stone Age diet and the rather boring sounding 100 per cent fruit diet.
Also called the Caveman diet and The Stone Age diet, this is something between the next big thing, fad diet, and the future of healthy eating.
THE PALEO DIET MILEY CYRUS, below, and Matthew McConaughey, right, have reportedly tried the paleo plan, also known as the Paleolithic, Caveman and Stone Age Diet.
Below are four trendy diets the BDA says people should avoid: THE PALEO DIET MILEY CYRUS, below, and Matthew McConaughey, right, have reportedly tried the paleo plan, also known as the Paleolithic, Caveman and Stone Age Diet.
Voegtlin in 1970s, when he published a book, Stone Age Diet: Based on In-Depth Studies of Human Ecology and the Diet of Man (Vantage Press), in 1975, after noticing positive changes in his patient's gastrointestinal problems when they switched to the Paleo way.
"We have never suggested that it would be possible or practical to exactly emulate the Stone Age diet in fully westernised populations," explains the cookbook's author Cordain.
He admits it's impossible and impractical to exactly emulate the Stone Age diet. Most people don't have access to wild game, cultural preferences reject us eating entire carcasses such as brains, eyes and intestines, and most wild plant food is unpalatable or unavailable.
One conclusion will be greeted with relief: there is no need for us to live on a Stone Age diet.
A reasonable picture of the Stone Age diet can be pieced together by a combination of several means.
'I have a four-day diet plan called the Stone Age diet because it's so basic,' she says.